Vehicle owners in need of car repair may be hesitating to move forward these days due to concerns about health and safety. When they are ready for service, they can be assured local auto repair businesses are going the extra mile to ensure customers and employees are healthy and safe. Openbay recently surveyed their top…

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Many of us have not used our motor vehicles at all since the Work-From-Home (WFH) order was enforced by employers due to COVID-19. Some of you may have used your vehicle only a few times. The good news is we are no longer sitting in traffic, spending our cash on gas, parking fees and general…

Most popular automotive services requested by Openbay vehicle owners during another top travel month The month of December 2019 will break all records for the total number of travelers this holiday season; more than 115 million of us will be traveling. This represents a 3.9% increase over the prior year. More than 104 million of…

If you are driving an Acura TSX sedan or wagon, you are already familiar with the “service needed now” alert that pops up in the instrument cluster when it’s time for scheduled maintenance. But if your ride is about to hit the six-digit mark, 100,000 miles, the alert takes on a milestone quality. After all,…

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Most popular makes and services requested by Openbay vehicle owners during a top travel month The month of November is one of the busiest months of the year for traveling by automobile.  Openbay, the award-winning online marketplace for automotive repair and maintenance service, compiled a list of the top 5 vehicle makes and services requesting…

IMR Inc. and the Auto Care Factbook 2020 just released some staggering survey results that vehicle owners and repair shops need to know. Out of the 100,000 American households surveyed who own more than 170,000 vehicles, results show that approximately $24.9 billion in necessary repairs or maintenance are being purposefully delayed.  Players in the automotive aftermarket industry,…

From Air Force to Auto Repair: Jason Brennan’s Journey to Owning One of the Top Shops in the South Suburbs of Chicago Many veterans have trouble re-assimilating into their civilian life and into the private sector upon return. Luckily for Jason Brennan, owner of Fine Tune Automotive, he had a passion for fixing things starting…